• USACE opens mobile sign up locations for Blue Roof Program

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is announcing three locations for its Blue Roof program sign up starting Sept 11.
  • State, FEMA add more Parishes to Blue Roof Program

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is announcing the addition of 10 more southeastern Louisiana parishes to the eligible list for the Blue Roof program.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers installs First Blue Roof in Orleans Parish

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is announcing the installation of the first Blue Roof in Orleans Parish, Sept. 8.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Blue Roof Program adds an additional Parish: Assumption Parish

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is adding an additional Parish: Assumption Parish for the Blue Roof program. The Blue Roof program is to get as many houses into livable condition as possible during Hurricane Ida recovery. Operation Blue Roof is a priority mission managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for FEMA.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Blue Roof Program adds an additional Parish: St Helena

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is adding an additional Parish: St Helena for the Blue Roof program. The Blue Roof program is to get as many houses into livable condition as possible during Hurricane Ida recovery. Operation Blue Roof is a priority mission managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for FEMA.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers initiates Blue Roof Program

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reviving its free Operation Blue Roof program to get as many houses into livable condition as possible during Hurricane Ida recovery. Operation Blue Roof is a priority mission managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for FEMA.
  • USACE Assessing Hurricane Ida Damages

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) subject matter experts (SME) are assessing damaged roofs in areas that were in the path of Hurricane Ida. These assessments are on behalf of the State of Louisiana and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in Louisiana to inform decision makers prior to approving an Operation Blue Roof Temporary Roof mission.
  • Corps continues to monitor its Mississippi River Headwaters reservoirs

    ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues to monitor water levels at its Mississippi River Headwaters reservoirs. The water levels in the reservoirs, except for Pokegama Lake, are below the summer target level, which is the level maintained for water supply, environmental and recreational benefits. All reservoirs are releasing the minimum flow. The Corps urges boaters to go slow and use caution in lower-than-normal lakes levels.
  • Mississippi River Commission low water inspection trip and public hearings canceled

    Due to the recent surge in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations across the region, the Mississippi River Commission has canceled its annual low water inspection trip and public hearings on board the MV Mississippi, scheduled for Aug. 23–27, 2021. The health and safety of our people and communities remains our priority.
  • Corps of Engineers to offer two opportunities to tour largest diesel towboat in the U.S.

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is hosting two public open house events this week aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi. The first will be held Tuesday, Aug. 10 from 1-5 p.m. at River Heritage Park in Davenport, Iowa. The second will be held Wednesday, Aug. 11 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. along the Mississippi Riverwalk at the Port of Dubuque, in Dubuque, Iowa, next the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium.